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We welcome the opportunity to discuss proposals with you before you submit your planning application.
Please see our Planning advice page before submitting an application. The Do I need planning permission page will help you to determine whether you need to apply or not.
You can apply for planning permission through the Planning Portal - planning applications, which we encourage. There are many benefits to applying online, such as:
Alternatively, you can download the relevant form from our Planning forms page and then post it to us.
Please note that the information provided on these application forms and in supporting documents may be published on our website (excluding personal data). If you require any further clarification, please contact the planning department.
Every planning application needs a site location plan and block plan showing the location and boundaries of the site you are planning to work on. For more details please see our validation checklist page.
You can use the Planning Portal's Buy a Plan service to ensure that you meet our requirements, whether you are a planning professional or first-time applicant.
We cannot accept payment by cash for planning applications. This includes discharge of condition requests and pre-application advice.
For details on charges and how to make a payment please see our planning application fees page.
The Planning Portal website has lots of useful advice on whether you need to apply for planning and submitting an application. For more information see our Do I need Planning permission page and Planning advice page.
We will use your information in order to process your planning application in a manner compatible with the Data Protection Act.
Any disclosures or sharing of information will only take place where required or permitted by law. For further information please see our fair processing notice.
If you require help with something in this section, please contact us.